Handling and Understanding the Horseby Marcy and Tony Pavord
This comprehensive guide covers all the things you need to know about horse care. Mining the combined experience of two dedicated and knowledgeable horse lovers, Handling and Understanding the Horse will help you avoid needless cost, anxiety, and heartache by teaching you how to form a relationship with your horse based on trust and harmony. All aspects of understanding horses are explored, including:
The nature of the horse, its relationship with other horses and with humans
• Basic handling and safety on the ground
• Handling the horse for grooming and routine treatments
• Tack and equipment
• Loading and transport
• Basic riding
• The mare and the foal
• The stallion
• The problem horse
A trove of valuable hints and insightful advice, Handling and Understanding the Horse is a must-have for all horse lovers and will assure a successful and enjoyable relationship between you and your horse for years to come.
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
- Publication date:
- Edition description:
- First edition
- Product dimensions:
- 7.54(w) x 9.48(h) x 0.39(d)
Meet the Author
Marcy Pavord is a freelance journalist, contributing to publications such as Horse and Rider, Riding, and Horse & Hound. She is also the author of several books, including Long Distance Riding, Horse and Stable Management, and Endurance: Start to Finish.
Tony Pavord is a consultant to a veterinary practice in South Wales, where he specializes in equine work.
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